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Office of Director – Region Two
3600 Hiram Lithia Spring Rd. SW
Powder Springs, GA 30127
May 17, 2017
Bradley C. Pike
Dallas, TX 75249
                                                               Case Number:  EB-FIELDSCR-17-00024019
On April 3, 2017, Agents from the Dallas Office of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) 
Enforcement Bureau responded to a complaint from Dallas County (Dallas County Consolidated 
Services) concerning interference to their VHF public safety communications system.  The Agents 
confirmed by direction finding techniques that radio emissions in the VHF band were emanating from Mr. 
Pike’s residence in Dallas, Texas, and were causing the interference.  Mr. Pike surrendered his radio 
signal jammer after admitting to using the device during an interview with the Agents at his residence.
Persons operating or using radio transmitters must be licensed or authorized by the FCC, pursuant to 
Section 301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.
  In addition, radio transmitting equipment 
must comply with FCC rules.
  Section 333 of the Act prohibits willful or malicious interference with any 
radio communications of any station licensed or authorized by or under the Act or operated by the United 
States Government.
  In addition, Section 302(b) of the Act, and Section 2.803 of the Commission’s rules,
prohibit the manufacture, importation, marketing, sale or operation of devices deliberately designed to 
jam or disrupt wireless communications.
The operation of a jamming device constitutes a violation of Sections 301, 302(b), and 333 of the Act, as 
described above.
  Such operation may subject Mr. Pike to substantial monetary forfeitures, in rem arrest 
action against the offending radio equipment, and criminal sanctions including imprisonment.
unauthorized operation creates a danger of interference to important radio communications services, and
may subject the operator to severe penalties, this warning emphasizes the importance of complying 
strictly with these legal requirements.
You may respond with any information you believe relevant to this warning within thirty (30) days from 
the date of this warning.  Your response should be sent to the address in the letterhead and reference the 
listed case number.  Under the Privacy Act of 1974, we are informing you that the Commission’s staff 
47 U.S.C. § 301. The only exception to this licensing requirement is for certain transmitters using or 
operating at a power level that complies with the standards established in Part 15 of the Commission's 
rules.  47 CFR §§ 15.1 et seq.
47 CFR Part 2, Subpart J.
47 U.S.C. § 333.
47 U.S.C. § 302a(b); 47 CFR § 2.803.
47 U.S.C. §§ 301, 302a(b), 333.
See 47 U.S.C. §§ 401, 501, 503, 510.
will use all relevant material information before it to determine what, if any, enforcement action is 
required to ensure your compliance with FCC Rules.
  This will include any information that you disclose 
in your reply.
You may contact this office if you have any questions.
Ronald D. Ramage
Regional Director
Region Two
Enforcement Bureau 
Federal Communications Commission
Enforcement Bureau, FCC Enforcement Advisory, “Consumer Alert: Using or Importing 
Jammers is Illegal”, March 2012.
5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3).